Non-profits are prone to toxic work environments, experts say

Why It Matters

The non-profit sector, while employing 2 million Canadians, remains mostly off the radar when it comes to public cases of labour and human rights violations. But those in the sector say toxic work environments are leading to employee burnout.

Events and gatherings are transforming in the era of physical distancing. Here’s what you need to know.

Why It Matters

COVID-19 has put in-person seminars, charity dinners, and other in-person gatherings on ice. The risks of crowds and travel are here to stay. Over the following Special Report, Future of Good will dive into the growing demand for digital events - and explain how the sector will need to reconsider programming and fundraising.

Canadian non-profits need an HR council (again) — here’s why, according to sector leaders

Why It Matters

Plenty of reports, studies, and surveys on Canadian non-profits exist, but very few of them cover the nation’s non-profit workforce in a comprehensive manner. In a time when organizations are laying off staff and preparing shoestring operating budgets, having good human resources coast-to-coast could be vital for non-profit directors.

Non-profits want Trudeau to scrap the Canada Student Service Grant. Here’s why — and where the money should go instead.

Why It Matters

A political scandal is forcing the federal government to rethink its $912-million program for student volunteers, but non-profits say it was doomed from the start. Facing $15.6 billion in lost revenue and unprecedented demand on their services, charities and non-profits say they need more support from Ottawa. But where should the money be spent instead?